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Clinical Nurse Educator, ABSN - School of Nursing

Work Arrangement:  On-Site
Requisition Number:  198551
Regular or Temporary:  Regular

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Jul 14, 2022
School of Nursing Established in 1931, Duke University School of Nursing is among the top-ranked of the nation’s nursing schools. The school is proud of its overarching commitment to educating the next generation of nurse leaders and advancing the roleof nurses and nursing in the transformation of health care and in the expansion of health equity. The School of Nursing has an inclusive and diverse community that supports the professional goals of its students, faculty, and staff as they pursue excellence. Comprised of 1,600 faculty, staff, instructors, and students, the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University School of Medicine, and Duke University Health System are a part of Duke Health. The Duke University Health System is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a network of health services. It encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

General Purpose
With minimal supervision, latitude for discretion and independent judgment, plan, implement, and evaluate clinical learning experiences for students in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered by the Duke University School of Nursing; and completes assigned projects within the Office of Academic Affairs.


This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education.


Essential Duties
o Participates in development of course materials and/or simulation as directed by faculty.
o Makes clinical assignments that are appropriate in relation to course/clinical objectives and student learning needs, in accordance with course requirements, expectations and course planning meetings.
o Creates and maintains a positive, mutually beneficial learning environment; appropriately

o Supervises students in the clinical setting while simultaneously fostering independence; promotes critical thinking development among students and facilitates student application of nursing process, time management skills and prioritization of care
o Implements on-campus experiences (laboratory, simulation) preparing in advance to ensure experience is organized and engaging
o Maintains high standards of skills competency assessment in the on-campus laboratory and clinical environment; Conducts pre and post-conferences to facilitate application of knowledge; Contributes to performance improvement efforts in relevant areas
o Returns course/clinical paperwork to students and instructors in a timely manner with professional, constructive comments; Submits course grades, completed/signed clinical evaluation to course coordinator in a timely manner
o Evaluates student performance related to course/clinical objectives in a manner that accurately reflects students’ abilities and knowledge without grade inflation;

o Conducts formal midterm and final clinical evaluations with students in a timely manner in accordance with program guidelines; Follows established procedures for implementing a clinical Learning Improvement Plan, as needed
o Serves as an ambassador for DUSON/Duke University and as a role model for professional nursing
o Maintains open communication with clinical site personnel and incorporates their
feedback into clinical experiences; Maintains open and timely communication with
Course Coordinators regarding student progress, concerns, absences, site issues, etc.
o Completes assigned projects within the Office of Academic Affairs to enhance quality of student experiences and other related activities.
o Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above
statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.


This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Training: Work requires graduation from an accredited Master of Science in Nursing program. Licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina and BCLS
certification is required.


Experience: Work requires at least two years of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse. Experience in at least one of the following areas is highly preferred: labor/delivery, antepartum, and/or postpartum nursing.

Candidate must meet the North Carolina Board of Nursing administrative requirement for faculty regarding “preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation” as cited in the Administrative Code of the Board Nursing within one year of hire.

Skills: Cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills necessary to provide clinical instruction and supervision.




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